After Effects CC For Beginners: How To Use Adobe After Effects CC - Intro to Intermediate!

Will Bartlett, Video Creator & Entrepreneur

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45 Lessons (1h 46m)
    • 1. 00 AE Promo Video

      1:40
    • 2. 01 Introduction

      1:05
    • 3. 1 Creating a new Composition

      1:48
    • 4. 2 Importing Files posted

      1:44
    • 5. 3 Creating a layer

      1:01
    • 6. 4 Understanding layers in the project panel

      2:59
    • 7. 5 Creating and Editing Text Layers

      4:05
    • 8. 6 Transforming a text layer

      3:13
    • 9. 7 Understanding Key Frame Animations

      2:00
    • 10. 8 Animating a Text Layer

      4:29
    • 11. 9 Settings for smooth playback

      1:12
    • 12. 10 Creating a solid layer

      2:27
    • 13. 11 Working With Masks

      3:09
    • 14. 12 Animating Masks

      2:22
    • 15. 13 Creating a Solid With Bezier Points

      0:42
    • 16. 14 Parenting Layers

      1:49
    • 17. 15 Optiming AE preferences

      1:16
    • 18. 16 Media and Disk Cache

      1:10
    • 19. 17 Setting up Auto Save

      0:42
    • 20. 18 Setting up Memory Usage

      0:44
    • 21. 19 Creating 1080p preset Composition

      1:22
    • 22. 20 Creating 4k Preset Composition

      0:52
    • 23. 21 Creating 720p Preset Composition

      0:34
    • 24. 22 Creating SD Preset Composition

      0:52
    • 25. 23 Exporting Projects

      0:51
    • 26. 24 Creating a 1080p export preset

      1:48
    • 27. 25 Creating an alpha export preset

      1:53
    • 28. 26 Using Drop Shadow on Text

      2:26
    • 29. 27 3D Text Effects

      0:49
    • 30. 28 Fast Blur Text Effect

      1:06
    • 31. 29 Creating Lower Third Titles

      8:13
    • 32. 30 Creating smooth transitions with easy ease keyframes

      1:49
    • 33. 31 Exporting an alpha channel

      0:52
    • 34. 32 Creating a Motion Graphic Title

      5:57
    • 35. 33 Making The Motion Graphic look great

      4:47
    • 36. 34 Fixing Banding in your Motion Graphic

      1:57
    • 37. 35 Working with Pre Compositions

      1:52
    • 38. 36 Using Effects on a Pre Composition

      3:08
    • 39. 37 Using Masks to reveal your motion graphic

      3:14
    • 40. 38 Working with Shape Layers posted

      2:33
    • 41. 39 Introduction to 3d layers and cameras posted

      6:26
    • 42. 40 Exporting SD files posted

      2:08
    • 43. 41Exporting 4K files posted

      2:57
    • 44. 42YT How To Add 3D Tracked Text To Footage In After Effects CC

      7:06
    • 45. 43 Conclusion

      0:32
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About This Class

Welcome to our Adobe After Effects CC For Beginners course!

This course is an introduction to Adobe After Effects CC.  It will get you started with opening the application for the first time, setting up the panel windows, creating your first project to teaching you all of the main features of After Effects and more!

In this course you will learn how to:

  • Start new projects in After Effects

  • Navigate through the various panel windows

  • Optimize After Effects for your specific computer

  • Creating custom compositions

  • Create and work with text files

  • The basics to keyframe animating

  • Understand motion graphics basics

  • Apply effects

  • Work with shapes

  • Work with layers in the composition

  • Create and use 3d layers and cameras

  • Export 1080 and 4k video

  • Create custom export presets

and much more!

Your instructor for this course is Will Bartlett.  He has been using After Effects since 2006 for commercials, feature films, and animated creative projects. He is the founder of an established video production company in Toronto, runs an online brand that's trained over 200,000 people in a wide range of courses, has a filmmaking YouTube channel called Alli and Will, and has been the Visual Effects Supervisor and Lead Visual Effects Artist on hundreds of projects including feature films and television commercials.

Our team will be available to answer any questions and help you with any issues you may come across while making your way through the course.

Even if you don’t have After Effects you can still take advantage of this course by downloading a free trial from Adobe's website.  All you need is an account with them, which is free to sign up for!

You will also get a 30-day money-back guarantee on this course, so you have nothing to lose!  Get started with Adobe After Effects CC today to create visually stunning and professional animations, titles, and motion graphics.

Enroll today to start creating motion graphics using Adobe After Effects CC!